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Memorial Day is next Monday, presenting the perfect opportunity to take a few minutes out of your busy schedules to pay respect where respect is due by commemorating the U.S.
The West Fargo Chamber of Commerce has a new logo, vision and mission to lead their 400-plus member strong organization, with the official unveiling ceremony taking place last Thursday at the group's 49th annual Awards Breakfast meeting held at the Best Western Doublewood Inn in Fargo. "West Fargo Area Chamber of Commerce" is the new logo being touted, accented by a graphic of the winding Sheyenne River, also reminiscent of the letter 'w,' that will lead the Chamber staff into its new calendar year with a goal of securing an additional 75 members by annual meeting time next year.
West Fargo City Commissioners took another hard look at the smoking ban issue Monday night before approving a motion by a 3-2 vote after almost an hour of discussion, directing the City Attorney to work with Fargo and Moorhead to draft a uniform ordinance for all three communities that will mirror the one recently passed by the Minnesota legislature going into effect Oct.
Eventide, a trusted name in senior health care since 1951, will be hosting the Grand Opening of its new West Fargo campus - Sheyenne Crossings - on Wednesday, May 30, with a special ribbon cutting ceremony planned for 1:30 p.m., followed by an open house celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. Located in the heart of West Fargo on the corner of 13th Avenue and Sheyenne Street, Sheyenne Crossings provides comfortable solutions to the ever-changing needs of today's and tomorrow's senior population. Eventide President Jon Riewer, who has been a catalyst for the project since its very inception, said he
Recognized as one of the largest events of its kind in North Dakota, The Fargo Red River Valley Regional Group of the Horseless Carriage Club of America is gearing up for their 34th annual Art Olson Swap Meet and Car Show on Sunday, May 20, at Bonanzaville, USA, adjacent to the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo.
Chuck Cheney was the guest of honor at a special Arbor Day tree planting ceremony last Friday at the school that bears his name - Cheney Middle School located on the corner of 17th Avenue and 9th Street East. Cheney has been a West Fargo educator for 41 years, as well as a longtime community resident. He started his teaching career in West Fargo in 1965; became principal at Berger Middle School in 1972 and in 1986 was named assistant superintendent of the West Fargo School District. In 1996 he became superintendent, serving in that capacity until his retirement in 2006.
Saturday morning as I filled my Hornbacher's grocery sack with food for the postal carrier's annual food collection, it was my hope that other local residents would be doing the same in support of a wonderful cause - stocking the local food pantry shelves at the Dorothy Day House, Great Plains Food Bank and the Emergency Food Pantry. As I headed out on a late morning errand, my hopes were confirmed, as I couldn't help but notice a large number of bags sitting out on the boulevards next to the mailboxes. A quick phone call Monday morning from drive chairman Jeff Borgrud reinforced the succe
The Westside Elementary School courtyard has a brand new look thanks to the addition of several new trees and a variety of other conservation efforts that have converted the area into another fun space for students to enjoy when it is nice enough to be outdoors. The courtyard had been overridden with weeds, and former instructor Hazel Houkom, always strong on conservation endeavors, thought the area should be developed with grass and trees "so that the students could enjoy being outside for fun activities and projects, learning about the growth of different trees in their environment, and th
The staff at West Fargo High School has compiled and is selling a cookbook containing 340 of their favorite recipes titled "Packed with Goodness," with proceeds benefiting the West Fargo Area Dollars for Scholars organization. Not only is the cookbook filled with delicious recipes in a variety of categories, it also contains helpful supplemental information, i.e.
Postal workers will be on their annual mission of collecting food donations for the local food pantries Saturday, May 12, when local residents place their non-perishable contributions by their mailboxes and in post offices. "Stamp out Hunger" is the theme for this 15th annual National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive and organizers hope to help accomplish just that by surpassing last year's donations.